Monday, May 31, 2010

Lawrence Lessig: Re-examining the remix

Freedom for re-mix and sharing is more likely to be supported by Republicans than Democrats. YouTube needs to be more respectful of fair use. Lessing asks, can we build this ecology of freedom? He eloquently argues for reform of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) because this statute reaches too far, suppressing a wide variety of legitimate creative and innovative activities in ways Congress did not intend.

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